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That Mainwaring Affair

Anna Maynard Barbour

That Mainwaring Affair (1900) is a novel by Anna Maynard Barbour. Excerpt from the book: “Hugh Mainwaring, the sole heir to the family estate, soon after the death of his father, some twenty-five years previous to this time, became weary of the monotony of his English homelife, and, resolved upon making his permanent home in one of the large eastern cities of the United States and embarking upon the uncertain and treacherous seas of speculation in the western world, had sold the estate which for a number of generations had been in the possession of the Mainwarings, and had come to America. In addition to his heavy capital, he had invested a large amount of keen business tact and ability; his venture had met with almost phenomenal success and he had acquired immense wealth besides his inherited fortune.” When this man let’s his secretary put his will in writing, that starts a different chain of events…

That Mainwaring Affair (1900) is a novel by Anna Maynard Barbour. Excerpt from the book: “Hugh Mainwaring, the sole heir to the family estate, soon after the death of his father, some twenty-five years previous to this time, became weary of the monotony of his English homelife, and, resolved upon making his permanent home in one of the large eastern cities of the United States and embarking upon the uncertain and treacherous seas of speculation in the western world, had sold the estate which for a number of generations had been in the possession of the Mainwarings, and had come to America. In addition to his heavy capital, he had invested a large amount of keen business tact and ability; his venture had met with almost phenomenal success and he had acquired immense wealth besides his inherited fortune.” When this man let’s his secretary put his will in writing, that starts a different chain of events…
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Classics

Description:

That Mainwaring Affair (1900) is a novel by Anna Maynard Barbour. Excerpt from the book: “Hugh Mainwaring, the sole heir to the family estate, soon after the death of his father, some twenty-five years previous to this time, became weary of the monotony of his English homelife, and, resolved upon making his permanent home in one of the large eastern cities of the United States and embarking upon the uncertain and treacherous seas of speculation in the western world, had sold the estate which for a number of generations had been in the possession of the Mainwarings, and had come to America. In addition to his heavy capital, he had invested a large amount of keen business tact and ability; his venture had met with almost phenomenal success and he had acquired immense wealth besides his inherited fortune.” When this man let’s his secretary put his will in writing, that starts a different chain of events…

Language:

English

Narrators:

Victoria Bradley

Length:

9h 21m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:46


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:45


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:16


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:41


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

21:21


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

29:38


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:23


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

24:40


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

25:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

21:07


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

15:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:45


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

19:32


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

13:39


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

22:54


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

11:19


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

27:27


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

24:39


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

16:35


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

20:28


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

29:47


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

32:29


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

29:43


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

40:05